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Does anyone know how many plastic under body shields are on a 2017?

Is the purpose of them to protect electronics from water?
 

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Does anyone know how many plastic under body shields are on a 2017?

Is the purpose of them to protect electronics from water?
The purpose of the Volt's under body panels is to minimize air turbulence, improve airflow under and around the Volt. The panels improve the overall driving efficiency when driving on either battery or ICE.
 

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Can anyone post a link to pic(s) of the under body of a 2017 volt?

I have one panel that is hanging down - partially missing. but it is hard to tell what it is supposed to look like with the little clearance I have to get under there. It is the panel on the passenger front side near the wheel well. It looks like one corner was torn off and it is partially hanging down one corner was torn off where a bolt goes through.

Anyone know what bolt size(s) hold that panel to chassis?
 

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If I were you, I'd get the car up on a dealership lift ASAP. Then YOU can determine what's going on, and proceed from there. You'll also have an image of where things are under the car.

I have my servicing dealership do my oil changes/tire rotations. Every visit, I ask to check the underside of the vehicle, with a tech, to evaluate.
 

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Pianocaddie, thanks for that advice.

I already have my car up on blocks and am looking at it now though. Just wondered if anyone had any links to pics of the under-body that's all.
 

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jcanoe - do you or anyone know what the "official" or "technical" name is for the three largest front air deflectors on the front of a 2017 Chevy Volt? There is a center deflector up front that spans the width of the front end, one on the drivers side which attaches to the front and goes toward the wheel well, and one on the passenger side which also attaches to the front deflector and goes toward the passenger wheel well.

I can't find them as of yet on an on line search...hoping to see a drawing with parts numbers/names etc...

So far I have only found the Gen 1 parts diagrams... for the under body...
 

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jcanoe - do you or anyone know what the "official" or "technical" name is for the three largest front air deflectors on the front of a 2017 Chevy Volt? There is a center deflector up front that spans the width of the front end, one on the drivers side which attaches to the front and goes toward the wheel well, and one on the passenger side which also attaches to the front deflector and goes toward the passenger wheel well.

I can't find them as of yet on an on line search...hoping to see a drawing with parts numbers/names etc...

So far I have only found the Gen 1 parts diagrams... for the under body...
Sorry, I don't know. The cost of replacing one of the Volt's under body panels is fairly low, much less expensive than replacing and painting a bumper cover for example.
 

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I replaced the front and right side panels a few months ago. There is a thread around here somewhere from it with some photos. One thing I discovered on mine was a couple of places where there should have been fasteners, there were none. Now fixed.
 
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